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About James E. Evans

Education & Experience:
Ph.D. in Geological Sciences, 1988, University of Washington, Seattle.
M.S. in Hydrogeology & Ecology, 1980, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
B.A. in Geology, magma cum laude, 1976, Carleton College, Minnesota.
Professor of Geology, Bowling Green State University, 2001-now
Visiting Professor, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, U.K., 2004-2005
Faculty Research Associate, BGSU Center for Policy Analysis & Public Service, 1999-2003
Associate Professor of Geology, Bowling Green State University, 1994-2001
Assistant Professor of Geology, Bowling Green State University, 1988-1994
Legislative Assistant for the Honorable Michael Lowry, 7th District of Washington State, United States House of Representatives, 1987-1988
Specialty Areas of Interest:
Sedimentary Geology: interpretation of depositional environments, facies analysis, stratigraphy, interpretation of sedimentary structures, tectonics and sedimentation.
Surface water hydrology: sediment transport, physical flow conditions, removals of dams, river restoration, contaminated sediment, public policy.
Environmental geology: geological hazards such as coastal erosion, mass wasting, flooding; geological resource analysis, human impacts on soil erosion and reservoir sedimentation rates.
Paleoclimatic analysis: interpretation of paleosols, tufas and travertines, loessites.


Present Professor, Department of Geology, Bowling Green State University Geology


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Contact Information

Office: Room 255, Overman Hall
Phone: (419) 372-2414


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